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1948 Delahaye 135 M Cabriolet / 800692 Vehicle Information

1948 Delahaye 135 M photograph

1948 Delahaye 135 M photograph

1948 Delahaye 135 M photograph

1948 Delahaye 135 M photograph

1948 Delahaye 135 M photograph

1948 Delahaye 135 M photograph

1948 Delahaye 135 M photograph

1948 Delahaye 135 M photograph

1948 Delahaye 135 M photograph

1948 Delahaye 135 M photograph

1948 Delahaye 135 M1948 Delahaye 135 M1948 Delahaye 135 M1948 Delahaye 135 M1948 Delahaye 135 M1948 Delahaye 135 M1948 Delahaye 135 M1948 Delahaye 135 M1948 Delahaye 135 M1948 Delahaye 135 M
Sold for $220,000 at 2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Amelia Island.
Sold for $220,000 at 2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Amelia Island.
The Type 135 was launched at the 1935 Paris Salon, and would prove to be Delahaye's mainstay for the rest of its lifetime. The 135 was given a new chassis, designed by engineer Jean-Francois, with welded box-section side members and pressed cross member welded to a ribbed floor. Power was from an overhead valve 3557cc six-cylinder unit sourced from the earlier Type 135. The transverse leaf spring independent front suspension was also carried over.

Coachbuilder P.J. Pennock & Zonen was established in 1898 and would become one of the largest coachbuilders in the Netherlands. They built both bespoke bodies for the individual clients and series-built styles like convertibles.

This car was delivered new to the United States. The Pennock-bodied cabriolet was re-sold to Mr. Dale McCauley in 1952 and would remain in his possession until 1997, when it was sold to a Midwest collector. While in this collection, the car was given a restoration. In 2002, it changed hands again, and soon after given a mechanical and cosmetic refinement. A new convertible top and headliner were installed, and all the interior woodwork was refinished. Many of the mechanical and electrical systems were refurbished, and seat belts were fitted at this time.

The car completed the Pebble Beach Tour d'Elegance in 2003, followed by display at that year's Concours d'elegance, receiving a second-in-class. It was shown at the 2003 Palos Verdes Concours where it also showed well.

The car is finished in dark green and tan, with tan leather on the seats and doors, accented by green piping. The top is a matching tan canvas.

In 2010, this Delahaye 135M Cabriolet was offered for sale at RM Auctions 'Automobiles of Amelia Island' sale in Amelia Island, Florida. The car was estimated to sell for $200,000 - $250,000. As bidding came to a close, the car has been sold for the sum of $220,000, inclusive of buyer's premium.


By Daniel Vaughan | Jan 2014


2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Amelia Island

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $200,000-USD $250,000 
Sale Price :
USD $220,000

2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Amelia Island

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $200,000-USD $250,000 
Sale Price :
USD $220,000

2004 Gooding & Company Pebble Beach Auction

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $250,000-USD $325,000 
Lot was not sold

1948 Delahaye 135 M Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1948 sales)
1948 Delahaye 135 M Sport Coupé by Hebmüller
Chassis#: 800870
Sold for USD$320,750
  2019 RM Sothebys : Villa Erba
 
1948 Delahaye 135 M Cabriolet par Letourneur et Marchand
Chassis#: 801182
Sold for USD$170,904
  2019 Artcurial : Retroobile
 
1948 Delahaye 135 Drophead Coupé
Chassis#: 800843
Sold for USD$212,020
  2018 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
 
1948 Delahaye 135M Cabriolet
Chassis#: 800585
Sold for USD$214,432
  2017 Bonhams : The Padua Auction
 
1948 Delahaye 135 M cabriolet Faget-Varnet
Chassis#: 800745
Sold for USD$488,793
  2015 Rétromobile by Artcurial Motorcars
1948 Delahaye 135 M image  1948 Delahaye 135 M image  
1948 DELAHAYE 135 M CABRIOLET ANTEM
Sold for USD$406,176
  2013 Artcurial - Automobiles Sur Les Champs 5
 
1948 Delahaye 135 M Cabriolet Malmaison
Sold for USD$435,997
  2012 Artcurial Motorcars at Rétromobile
 
1948 Delahaye 135M Cabriolet by Pennock
Chassis#: 800692
Sold for USD$220,000
  2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Amelia Island
1948 Delahaye 135 M image  1948 Delahaye 135 M image  
1948 Delahaye 135M Cabriolet by Pennock
Sold for USD$220,000
  2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Amelia Island
1948 Delahaye 135 M image  1948 Delahaye 135 M image  
1948 Delahaye 135M Cabriolet
Sold for USD$230,000
  2007 Bonhams, An Important Sale of Collectors' Motorcars and Automobilia
 
1948 Delahaye 135 M Drophead Coupe by Viotti of Turin
Sold for USD$204,396
  2006 Coys Auction - Legende et Passion
 
1948 DELAHAYE 135 M CABRIOLET
Sold for USD$99,000
  2001 Barrett-Jackson - Petersen Museum 2001
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1948 Delahaye 135 M's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1948 Delahaye 135 M Coach Aérosport Letourneur & Marchand8007002020 Artcurial : Retromobile $150,000$200,000
1948 Delahaye Type 135M Three-Position Drophead Coupé8008432019 Bonhams : The Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale $240,000$280,000
1948 Delahaye Chaprons Dandy Grand Luxe 2018 Russo & Steele : Scottsdale   
1948 Delahaye 135M Cabriolet8009802011 Bonhams Automobilia, Motos de collection et Automobiles d'exception au Grand Palais  $225,000
1948 Delahaye 135M Cabriolet8006922004 Gooding & Company Pebble Beach Auction $250,000$325,000
1948 Delahaye 135M Cabriolet8014452003 Bonhams Sports, Competition & Collectors' Motor Cars $50,000$60,000

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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Delahaye type 135 M
1947 Narval Roadster
Coachbuilder: Figoni & Falaschi
Chassis information for the Delahaye type 135 M
1947 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Pennock

Chassis information for the Delahaye type 135 M
1947 Narval Roadster
Coachbuilder: Figoni & Falaschi
Chassis Num: 800516
Chassis information for the Delahaye type 135 M
1947 Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Henri Chapron
Chassis Num: 800538

Chassis information for the Delahaye type 135 M
1947 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Henri Chapron
Chassis Num: 800605
Chassis information for the Delahaye type 135 M
1947 Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Guillore
Chassis Num: 800788

Chassis information for the Delahaye type 135 M
1947 Three-Position Drophead Coupé
Coachbuilder: Figoni & Falaschi
Chassis Num: 800954
Engine Num: 95200
Chassis information for the Delahaye type 135 M
1947 Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Guillore
Chassis Num: 801339

Chassis information for the Delahaye type 135 M
1947 Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Henri Chapron
Chassis Num: 801677
Chassis information for the Delahaye 135 M
1948 Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Henri Chapron

Chassis information for the Delahaye 135 M
1948 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Henri Chapron
Chassis information for the Delahaye 135 M
1948 Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Pennock
Chassis Num: 800692

Chassis information for the Delahaye 135 M
1948 Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Faget-Varnet
Chassis Num: 800745
Chassis information for the Delahaye 135 M
1948 Drophead Cabriolet Coupe
Coachbuilder: Figoni & Falaschi
Chassis Num: 800998

Chassis information for the Delahaye 135 M
1948 Drophead Cabriolet Coupe
Coachbuilder: Figoni & Falaschi
Chassis Num: 801372
Chassis information for the Delahaye Type 135M
1949 Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Henri Chapron

Chassis information for the Delahaye Type 135M
1949 Cabriolet Malmaison
Coachbuilder: Pourtout
Chassis information for the Delahaye Type 135M
1949 Coupe de Ville
Coachbuilder: Saoutchik

Chassis information for the Delahaye Type 135M
1949 Cabriolet Malmaison
Coachbuilder: Pourtout
Chassis Num: 801199
Engine Num: 801199
Chassis information for the Delahaye Type 135M
1949 Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Guillore
Chassis Num: 801221

Chassis information for the Delahaye Type 135M
1949 Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Henri Chapron
Chassis Num: 801355
Engine Num: 801355
Chassis information for the Delahaye Type 135M
1949 Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Saoutchik
Chassis Num: 801424

Chassis information for the Delahaye 135M
1950 Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Letourner et Marchand
Chassis Num: 801348
Chassis information for the Delahaye 135M
1950 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Vanvooren
Chassis Num: 801621
Engine Num: 801621

Chassis information for the Delahaye 135M
1950 Atlas Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Guillore
Chassis Num: 801636
Engine Num: 801636
Chassis information for the Delahaye 135M
1950 Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Saoutchik
Chassis Num: 801746

Chassis information for the Delahaye 135M
1951 Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Henri Chapron
Chassis Num: 801627
Engine Num: 801627
Chassis information for the Delahaye 135M
1953 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Faget-Varnet

1948 Delahaye 135 M

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